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>>> welcome to al jazeera america. here are the stories we are following for you. john kerry urges is move to full democracy on his first visit to egypt since mohamed morsi was ousted. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east in the hopes of repairing tensions with gulf allies over syria. he will have stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a visit to egypt. this morning john kerry urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> i wanted to first express to the egyptian people as clearly and force fully as i can, in no uncertainly terms, the united states is a friend of the people of egypt, of the country of egypt, and we are a partner to your county. >> john kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. >> we have some news from sue with breaking news. you have information on the meeting with th
for you. john kerry talks to egyptian leaders and a new plan for peace in syria is emerging. >> it was an ambush, we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sabotaging peace talks after a taliban leader was killed in a drone strike. >> a ceasefire in the congo after 16 brutal years of war - but how long will it last? . >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east. his 9-day tour kicks off in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a meeting in egypt, a major step towards starting peace talks designed to stop a civil war in syria. >> sue turton has the latest from cairo. >> it's merging that the discussions with nabil fahmy, the egyptian foreign minister, and john kerry, included a situation in regards to syria. we are hearing out of the arab league there was an emergency meeting of foreign minister resist this evening, egyptian time. the egyptian foreign minister will present a vision, initiative that the u.s. and egyptians discussed. if initiative is regarding the geneva ii convention - we know that they are trying to get all parties around th
. secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia tonight. he began a 9-day middle east trip - first stop egypt. >> syria's main opposition group is refusing to attend a second round of peace talks in geneva unless certain conditions are met. rebel leaders in the eastern democratic republic of congo are calling for fighters to lay down their guns. tonight we look at so-called blue zones - places where people live longer and healthier lives. [ ♪ music ] >> tonight secretary of state john kerry is in saudi arabia trying to smooth over tensions. his 9-day trip to the middle east began with a quick stop in egypt. it's the highest level visit there since the military removed president mohamed morsi in july. during kerry's 6-hour stay he called for the violence to end and the country to move towards full democracy. we have the latest from washington. >> the first stop made on the trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking visit by a u.s. official since july 3rdrd. that's the day that the military removed mohamed morsi from
towards full democracy. >> the first stop u.s. secretary of state john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to the to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first highest ranking official visit since july 3 n. that is the stay that the military removed mohammad morsi from his post as president of egypt and placed him under arrest. the us has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt everever since and it was john y to deliver a message from washington on what they want cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> what can they do to support working with this government and also supporting their move toward democracy. let's put it this way. this trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt to say the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by havin having this unannoud trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it gentleme very plain ae heard this from secretary of sea kerry on sunday. they looking to them
. >>> secretary of state john kerry tried to smooth things over with saudi arabia, and new details on the man who was involved in the shooting at lax. >> a trial that divided a nation has adjourned almost as quickly as it began. thdefiant mohammed morsi appearg in trial today. refusing to wear the required uniform but also announcing he's still the country's president. >> reporter: supporters of the deposed president mohamed morsi outside of the police academy where the former leader is on trial. they say he was forced from office illegally. and they demand the charges against him be dropped. mohammed morsi is charged with inciting others to commit murder. 20,000 members of the security forces are on the streets of cairo determined to make sure the trial goes ahead. the public opinion about it is polarized. >> god will be on our side. the court will issue a verdict that will be for the sake of egypt and the egyptians to more forward. morsi was not fair at all. >> this trial has nothing to do with being fair or unfair. the man was the president. he had the full right to do whatever he wanted, and
. . >>> and ready, set, go. we are going to tell you about the secretary of state john kerry, who is in the middle east on damage control. it's the start of a 9-day tour of the region, including stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. a goal will be to repair tensions with golf allies over syria, beginning when he visits riad. t"the washington post" says the are developing a gulf repatriation. the secretary of state is making an impromptu visit to egypt, the first since the ousting of president mohamed morsi. >> now bringing in sue turton. is kerry's visit a big deal to people in egypt? >> the egyptian people haven't really noticed that the u.s. secretary of state has landed in cairo. all the headlines at the moment in egypt are about the upcoming trial tomorrow, monday with the former president mohamed morsi. very few people turned up to the press conference to hear what john kerry and the minister said about their meeting. poddy language is interesting. they've had strained relations since the u.s. cut aid to egypt. they withheld military hardware, tanks, helicopters and jets. the egyptians we
for you. secretary of state john kerry trying to smooth things over for saucy arabia. >>> egyptian president mohammed morsi goes on trial. and there are new details about the man police say was behind that shooting at l.a.x. >> saudi arabia is one of america's most important allies in the middle east. but there has been tension between the two countries as of yet, and secretary of state john kerry now trying to put that relationship back on track. saudi arabia one of several stops on his middle east tour as the saudi's complain about the syria, iran, and the middle east peace process. >> right now we have things to make certain that the saudi arabia-u.s. relationship is on track moving forward, and doing the things that we need to accomplish. >> the saudi foreign minister telling kerry his country has no problems with the united states. the two countries promising each other that the region they would continue to work together on issues on which they do not agree. >>> there is a new independent report out that says doctors and nurses under u.s. military order participating in the a
? thousands of racers cross the finish line in the new york city marathon. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east for a nine-day tour. his trip began with a surprise visit to egypt where he urged that country this morning to move towards democracy. he stressed american egyptian ties are critical. >> the u.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are much bigger issues that matter to us, that concern us, that define the relationship. >> kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the
. and secretary of state john kerry admitting that the nsa went too far in its spying program. ♪ >>> iraq prime minister spending another day in washington making the rounds today. he visits the white house. he is going to be meeting with president obama asking for help ending the violence he says has killed thousands of iraqis so far this year. mike viqueira is live at the white house. mike how can the u.s. help with this situation in iraq? >> there is no question there is a great deal of concern that iraq is sliding towards another civil war. the unitedations without a report today, more than 900 iraqis killed last month alone. among them, 852 civilians. another estimate has 5,000 iraqis killed since april as the country slides into more strife. the question is who is responsible? and this is his third day in washington and many believe this is not sectarian strife. many suspect that his forces are attacking sunnis, and a non-stop violence of sectarian violence continues today. not so says malaki. he says this is al-qaeda. what does he what from the united states? what can the united states d
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
of state john kerry weighs in on the spy activities of the national security agency, saying the n.s.a. went too far. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm david shuster, here is a look at the headlines - witnesses describe chaos in terminal 3 of los angeles international airport after a gunman opened fire this morning morning. this video from tmz showed people running after hearing the shots. an agent was killed. several others were wounded. the federal bureau of investigation identified the gunman as 23-year-old paul ciancia of pennsville new jersey. president obama said he and nouri al-maliki, iraqi prime minister shook hands and discussed how the two can work together to fight al qaeda. nouri al-maliki is seeking military aid from the united states to fight the sebbing tare have been violence. >> a u.s. drone missile attack killed this man, hakimullah mehsud, one of the c.i.a.'s most wanted men. the u.s. accused him of killing thousands, and put a $5 million bounty on his head. hakimullah mehsud was suspected of planning an attack killing employees at a u.s. base in afghanistan. th
with the leader of iraq for the first time in two years. >> secretary of state john kerry is conceding that some u.s. spying has gone too far. kerry was speaking at a conference in london. he was defending the programs but the white house has concluded that reviews and changes are needed. >> in some cases i acknowledge as does the president some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that doesn't happen in the future. >> lawmakers on capitol hill are taking up the spying being a at this times. the senate committee has limited how long the nsa can keep their data record. records. the bill will expand penalties for illegal spying. it falls short from real reform. >> one of the critics is journalist dplejournalist glen . the more information you collect about innocent people the harder it is to actually find the people that actually mean to do you harm. and the metaphor that surveillance officals use they are hooking for a needle in the hay stack. the larger the hay stack becomes the more giv give difficult it becomes to find the needle. >> they didn't know about the
signed up for obamacare in the first days it was launched. and secretary of state john kerry admitting that the nsa went too far in its spying program. ♪ >>> iraq prime minister spending another day in washington mak
america. i'm del walters. these are the stories that we're following for you. secretary of state john kerry trying to smooth things over for saucy arabia. >>> egyptian president mohammed morsi goes on trial. and there are new details about the man police say was behind that shooting at l.a.x. >> saudi arabia is one of america's most important allies in the middle east. but there has been tension between the two countries as of yet,
john kerry visiting saudi arabia. the saudis taking issue with america and its refusal to intercede in syria's war. >>> mohamed morsi insisting he is still egypt's legitimate leader. >>> what does a small southern california town have to do with areas of costa rica and greece? what makes these places so special? the only blue zone in the u.s., to find out. >> 60 miles east of downtown los angeles, you'll find the small city of loma indians live. loma. where people live measurably longer lives. >> i'm now 99 years old. >> the day we met ellsworth warren we found him tending his garden. what's more remarkable, just four years ago he retired from a long successful life as a heart surgeon. >> i could do heart surgery right now. >> then we found 84-year-old jim warren exercising in the pool. >> 77-year-old began taking exercise. >> there are times you can't move another foot. and then you stop and say oh yes ircan and i keep moving. >> ellsworth, jim and ida aren't just extremely active seniors, they're seventh day adventists, that celebrate the seventh day saturday as a day of rest. pra
'm richelle carey. here are the stories we are following for you. john kerry talks to egyptian leaders and a new plan for peace in syria is emerging. >> it was an ambush, we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sabotaging peace talks after a taliban leader was killed in a drone strike. >> a ceasefire in the congo after 16 brutal years of war - but how long will it last?
snowdon. yes, it is a damage and it's inflicting our ability to get other things done. john kerry wants to go to a meeting with a foreign minister and he wants to work on syria or the israeli-palestinian conflict, and he wants to move some other issue forward, and this will be a distraction, and people will be in a ma bad mood about it. >> if you remember part of a damage control team, i don't know what you would name t but if you were part of a team, how would you approach it? >> first off, be honest about what we've done in priority. secondly, set rules that we're prepared to live with that will satisfy our allies going forward. and then thirdly, make the point in public that this is who we are as countries. we are on the same team. the u.s. germany, france, u.k. share the same values, same interests in the world. let's not get distract and focused on each other when the real problems in the world are syria killing it's own people or iran building a bomb. >> thank you, former ambassador to n.a.t.o. great to talk to you. thank you for your time. >> appreciate it, thank you. >> in damas
the trial in cairo. meanwhile protesters in alexandria where police arrested 60 demonstrators. john kerry is expected to arrive the day before morsi is to appear in court. kerry acknowledged that the nsa sometimes oversteps its mission. he made that comment while defending the nsa surveillance work. kerry said the agency has done beyond what is necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you as has the president that some of these actions reach too far and we'll make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> nsa leaker edward snowdon has offered to investigate the phone capping of german chancellor angela merkel. he spoke with the german official and gave a letter to hihim. >>> germany is the first european country to recognize this third gender. >> reporter: neither a boy nor girl, daniel la said she spent her life in fear, pain and shame because of doctors' decisions. now she's trying to make sure that the same doesn't happen to anyone else. >> i was born with so said ambiguous genitalia. the doctors could not tell me if i was a boy or girl. at two a
on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leaders are also going on trial today. john kerry visited on sunday and urged the military government to work toward restoring democracy and egypt is planning to hold a national referendum on an amended constitution. presidential and parliamentary elections are planned next year. >> obviously part of the roadmap and part of the process of strengthening egypt's linkages to the rest of the world will be measured in the way in which the people of egypt are sustained in their ability to have the right to assemble, the right to express themselves, but even as they do that we also agree no one should be allowed to practice violence with impunity. >> reporter: right now more than 20,000 police and soldiers are deployed across cairo to prevent violence and al jazeera dominick cain has more on the trial. >> reporter: these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since he was deposed as president in july. >> translator: leaked by an egyptian newspaper they show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries later that month and he said he
john kerry negotiated the release of those prisoners. >> good news for those in the south in the weather forecast, things are warming up. >> good morning. >> briefly for the east coast, as well, but part of a weather system that is eventually going to cause problems, we're going to have to take the good with the bad. across the country, you can see the dividing line. we have the system that's been moving in to the midsection of the country, creating a lot of rain. ahead of that, we had a southerly flow. starting to get into the 60's, up and down the east coast and northeast. here's what we had as we get into tomorrow. remember those temperatures i just showed. there's a warm flow off the gulf. the front culls in. behind that, the temperatures will be falling. that means thursday, these temperatures surge, as well. as we look at all of that into tomorrow's highs, temperatures go up. washington, d.c. likely to get into the 70's, where as on the backside of the front, minneapolis drops down to 50 degrees. what we're also seeing is the wet weather in the midsection of the coun
. >> major develops from syria with secretary of state john kerry. leaders came up with an initiative on the crisis there for the geneva 2 con sfrejs. the plan was presented to the arab foreign ministers meeting in conroconroe. fighting continues despite calls for a cease fired called by m23 rebels. the announcement raises hopes that peace talks will advance. >> authorities have filed murder charges for the shooting ram package at the los angeles airport on friday. all flip sides flights are resumed where the shooting spree occurred. >> two kenyans are the winners of the new york city marathon. mutai finished in two hours and eight minutes while presska jetu ran in around two hours and 25 minutes. they competed under tight security after april's bombing in boston. it was packed event. people from all over the world joined the race since it was cancelled in 2012 due to super storm sandy. >> those are the headlines. america tonight townhaul is next. find us online at aljazeera.com. have a good night. (vo) gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. tonight: it seemed like
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